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NavyLookout
An independent online campaign to promote the Royal Navy • News • Photos • Comment • Analysis
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NavyLookout 12h
Replying to @BernardGray4
The image is just one of many possible configurations for Arrowhead probably for export purposes. Steel being cut on Type 31 next year definitely not vapourware
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NavyLookout 13h
Replying to @BernardGray4
Difficult to illustrate a design that does not even exist yet. As it stated in the article - Arrowhead 140 used for illustrative purposes only
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NavyLookout 13h
Replying to @TobyParr_8
Glasgow will have about 18 months on first of class trails and certification of systems new to RN Agree this compares badly with Type 45 that had much higher percentage of new systems (80%)
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NavyLookout 13h
Replying to @colddata_matt
Nothing is guaranteed obviously but there are reasons for optimism. The thinking behind Type 31 was always to grow the fleet. This government, for its faults, is beginning to understand the value of the navy.
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gm0hcq 13h
The Bridge on the Royal Research Ship Sir David Attenborough is huge. Two views of the main driving consoles, one from the Stbd side where there is an internal compass binnicle (sadly no external Bridge Wings)
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NavyLookout 14h
Latest article: Real hope for a bigger Royal Navy – the Type 32 frigate concept
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NavyLookout 14h
. alongside at the Port Of Tyne today via
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NavyLookout 16h
. departs from after brief visit this afternoon. Via
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847 Naval Air Squadron 21h
‘Prima Volta’ Operating in the Central Mediterranean as part of , Commando Wildcat from conduct the first ever Wildcat deck landing on the ITS Garibaldi as part of a joint training package improving interoperability
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NavyLookout 18h
. and exercised with 🇮🇹Italian navy units in the Mediterranean this week
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An evolution demanding high standards of seamanship and professionalism conducts night replenishment at sea with
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NavyLookout 19h
. and off Gibraltar this afternoon. Homeward bound on completion of Littoral Combat Strike Group deployment via
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NavyLookout 24h
Chilean 🇨🇱 frigate CNS Almirante Condell (Ex-HMS Marlborough) now operational after 18-month upgrade package in Canada. Fitted with with LM CMS 330 Combat Management System, TRS-4D radar and CAMM (Sea Ceptor).
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NavyLookout Nov 29
The minehunters have an important role beyond just mine warfare - including patrol and presence missions, not to mention command experience for junior officers. Something to consider before we bin them in favour of autonomous boats
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NavyLookout Nov 29
. arrived in Souda Bay, 🇬🇷 Crete last week and has now sailed to join NATO operation in the eastern Mediterranean.
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NavyLookout Nov 29
. is right. Netflix “The Crown” is good entertainment but it is not “history". Badly mis-representing the Royal family’s attitudes and actions, including in relation to the Falklands War.
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Stephen Morgan MP Nov 28
LCT7074 is looking amazing. Had to take a look and photo on a walk today in Southsea
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NavyLookout Nov 28
Not official but she’s due out of service in 4 years and would need a major refit anyway, not to mention shortage of crews
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NavyLookout Nov 28
No. All Towed Array equipped T23s (including Kent) soon to become Devonport-based with the remaining 5 GP* 23s becoming Portsmouth based. *HMS Monmouth unlikely to move from layup in Devonport
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NavyLookout Nov 28
. finally back into Portsmouth for some well deserved leave after spending 173 days at sea in 2020. Ranging from the mid-Atlantic to the Arctic, the Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean via
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